found 7 audio documents played on Morning Edition

Farming in Motown

Urban farming on foreclosed property and vacant lots in Detroit. Wow.

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Producer: Charla Bear
Program: Morning Edition
Playtime: 3 minutes 35 seconds

 

Dubai: Cool Sand Beaches

Dubai has found yet another over-the-top way to use energy with reckless abandon. It's like Las Vegas on crack.

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Program: Morning Edition
Playtime: 27 seconds
Date: December, 2008

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Design, Environment, Bad News

Olive Oil Fraud

In what could only be the work of Popeye's arch nemesis Brutus, companies have been passing lesser fare off as Olive Oil. Morning edition has the skinny.

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Producer: Diane Orson
Program: Morning Edition
Playtime: 3 minutes 25 seconds
Date: December, 2008

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Food and Beverage

Flame Broiled Cologne

BK has a new burger scented body spray.

Just the thing for the recently laid off fast food worker who is trying to hide his unemployment from his family, I guess.

Are they just bottling their used grease?

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Program: Morning Edition
Playtime: 1 minute 7 seconds
Date: December, 2008

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Weird, Food and Beverage

Obama Soda

New French soda carries Obama's name.

Republican Caucus insists it be referred to as "Freedom Fizz."

But seriously, this story segues into some really interesting things about French society.

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Producer: Eleanor Beardsley
Program: Morning Edition
Playtime: 4 minutes 42 seconds
Date: December, 2008

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Interesting, Weird, Design, Politics

Bob Marley Salad Dressing

Until the philosophy that holds one brand superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandon, everywhere is  Bob Marley Salad Dressing!

Not bongs or rolling papers but video games and salad dressing.  This story from NPR tells of how they will introduce a new line of officially licensed products in time for the Marley's 65th birthday.

 

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Producer: Francis Le Fresche Jr.
Program: Morning Edition
Playtime: 3 minutes 24 seconds
Date: March, 2009

 

Settling Elections Old West Style

Iran is not likely to accept much interference from the west with regard to its disputed election.  But this western-style solution is perhaps particularly unlikely.

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Producer: Rene Gutel
Program: Morning Edition
Playtime: 2 minutes 4 seconds
Date: June, 2009

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Politics, Gambling